Saturday, April 13, 2024

Cambridgeshire Disabled Support Groups, Clubs and Services

This busy ABLEize section lists information and services for Cambridgeshire disabled and special needs adults and children, their family members and carers. Find disability sports, support and social groups and clubs for all disabilities.  Includes wheelchair users clubs, social and support groups as well as Cambridge stroke, deaf, blind and learning disabilities organisations within Cambridge and Cambridgeshire areas including Peterborough, Ely and Huntingdon areas.

Check out the websites and social media links below to find something of interest in your area by clicking on the titles to discover more or make contact with the individual Cambridgeshire disability resources of interest.

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Ely based charity covering East Cambridgeshire offering community based activities including multi sensory projects such as growing fruit, vegetables and plants to enhance the lives of people with disabilities and special needs.

CDA uses a small group of volunteers, some Deaf and some hearing to support others. Site includes drop in centre details and information about BSL classes.

A registered charity that meets weekly to provide a range of musical rides and dressage competitions to people with disabilities. Site offers details of their horses with contacts and details of how to go along and enjoy the sports and social activities offered.

Providing information, resources and support to anybody affected by lupus in Cambridgshire. Includes news and treatment details.

Provides advice, services and products to assist the blind and viseion impaired people of Cambridegshire. Includes low vision equipment.

Based in Sawtry, near Huntingdon offering day care for the disabled and elderly including music groups, social activities, befriending and a Friday coffee shop.

An advice and information service for disabled people and their carers in Cambridgeshire.

Set up to offer confidential advice to the disabled and special needs people and their family and carers in Peterborough. Includes access issues, telephone advice and disability awareness training services.

Catering for disabled children aged 0 to 18 providing social swimming activities with lessons in Cambridge. Includes timetables with information about the club and how to join.

Disability Information Service Huntingdonshire. Provides information and advice to people with disabilities in Cambridgeshire along with their carers and family members.

Part of Cambridgeshire Mencap providing support to people with learning disabilities with group with meeting details, events information and how to get in touch.

Details of disabled access into and around Ely Cathedral including wheelchair ramps, disabled toilets, parking and the cathedral hearing induction loop to assist the hard of hearing.

Providing disabled people with the opportunity to enjoy the sport of sailing in Cambridgeshire. Site offers details and dates with information about how to join or to go along to see if sailing is for you.

Talking Newspaper for the village of Linton and the surrounding district in South Cambridgeshire.

Supporting brain injured people, their family and carers in Cambridgeshire with a range of support services and social activities.

Part of Diabetes UK offering support services and social events and activities for people with diabetes. Site also provides valuable diabetes information and resources. Based in St Neots.

Supporting people with a sight impairment in and around Huntingdon with details of aids, local events and support services.

A dedicated voluntary group offering support, social activities and events for anybody living with ME in Cambridge. Meets at Priory St, Cambridge.

Charity that offers complementary and alternative therapies to people with M.S and related conditions and covering the areas of Huntingdon, Peterborough and Cambridge.

Cambridge branch of the National Autistic Society dedicated to providing support to individuals of all ages with autism including their family and carers.

Highlights local events, group meetings and support services for anybody effected by Parkinson’s. Includes freephone helpline contact details.

Riding for the disabled charity providing riding and horse activities for disabled adults and children in Peterborough. View video clips, fundraising information and how to get involved.

Self help support and information group offering advice, workshops and seminars for parents, carers, people on the spectrum. Site offers events details and contacts.

Undertakes a range of sports, social and fun activities and events for deaf children in Peterborough and surrounding Cambridgeshire locations. Check out the many services and how to get involved.

Provides year-round swimming training and competitions for people with learning disabilities. Site includes session times and details of how to take part.

Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Information Networking Equality. Peterborough based charity that provides support to anybody affected by spina bifida. Includes details of local events, how to get help of become a volunteer.

Huntington based charity that organises activities and events for adults with learning difficulties or disabilities. Includes music and drama sessions, IT and computer sessions and days out.

A Cambridgeshire charity providing fishing for the disabled. Site includes lakes and images plus access issues and how to join. Based in Over.

Works with young people and adults with disabilities to help them get involved and enjoy in sport. Includes accessible cycling, dance, disability swimming, table cricket and basketball.